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Raunak Kumar

20 River Court, Apt#611, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310/ (315) 706-6843/

EDUCATION Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY Master of Business Administration, May 2011 Concentration: Finance GPA: 3.53

Whitman Merit Scholarship

Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, India Bachelor of Electronics Engineering, April 2007 Graduated in the top 10% of the class

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Sapient Corporation Royal Bank of Scotland, Stamford, USA USA Coordinator- FATCA Project


Developed the Global SIT and UAT plan for FATCA.

Liaised with different system and business heads to understand the system and business requirement.

Royal Bank of Scotland, Stamford, USA Associate Business Consultant - Project Unicorn


Liaised with Operations, Finance and IT to define, assist and develop documents to guide SMEs and Operations staff through future sta te definition during integration project.

Gathered and documented prevailing reconciliation requirement for the Cash and Payments, Money Market, and lending business m igrating Nostros and developed business requirement documentation for the transfer to those accounts to Intellimatch and presented findings to the stakeholders.

Coordinated the set up of new accounts to be reconciled in Intellimatch.

Co-coordinated the setup of the new accounts and the account static on the Chart of Accounts to be loaded into Intellimatch .

Worked with reconciliation team to investigate and research breaks using OBIEE and presented the findings to the business owners.

Created balance and items uploader files to be loaded to Intellimatch after analyzing the reconciliation of the accounts .

Investigated and reported the cause of the Out of Proof accounts.

Liaised with cross functional work-streams to create, update and maintain the runbook for the Go-Live activities.

Collaborated and worked with RBS Business owners across multiple geography to analyze and identify future states of over 1000 Nostros held by business.

Presented findings, outcomes and recommendations to Operations and project management.

Documented, identified and executed the process for the renaming of the Nostros.

Analyzed and identified the Nostros moving over to PLC.

Gathered requirements from the Nostro Providers to rename the nostros.

Performed end to end renaming process for the Nostros.

Calculated and advised the Intra-Group and Intra-Company limits for the transferring Nostros to the Business Owners and the Credit Risk Team.

Supported post-go-live activities and operational issues or impact caused due to changes from the project.

Lenscrafters, Boston, USA

Associate Business Consultant


Performed extensive requirement gathering and brainstormed with the cross-functional team for the site redesign.

Collaborated with the creative design team and the user experience team to develop the wireframes, annotations, and the visual designs.

Collaborated with the 3rd party vendor and developed the functional design for the site redesign.

Fidelity, Boston, USA

Associate Business Consultant


Understand the current and future state business model for trading of investment pool products and key controls and products associated with it.

Define process ownership and model for FoF business.

Define the high level functional requirements.

Nitsch Tools, Syracuse, USA

Business Consultant (Part Time)

(07/11- 12/11)

Performed financial analysis, reviewed and analyzed product performance and optimized portfolio to improve profit margin and implemented process standardization to control product quality.

J.P Morgan Chase, Boston, USA

Operations Analyst, Treasury and Securities Services


Performed mid office operations, financial, quantitative and data analysis for 4 hedge fund clients.

Investigated and reviewed the daily P&L for the hedge fund client worth $ 60 Million using Geneva Client Server.

Analyzed pricing validation and investigated daily P&L swings/price change in excess of 20 basis points and made recommendations.

Reconciled trading activity investigated and corrected any errors.

Analyzed Foreign Currency, Cash Reconciliation reports and reported any abnormalities.

Raunak Kumar

20 River Court, Apt#611, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310/ (315) 706-6843/

Revised the monthly NAV reports and to identify abnormalities: implemented solution to ensure fool proof NAV

Established the month to month price changes in excess of 20%.

Reviewed and addressed position break reconciliations and documented the outstanding breaks.

Accessed operative cash reconciliation breaks for NAV input.

Investigated and researched historical prices for securities in specific funds for audit purposes using Bloomberg Terminal.

Commenced and completed inventory management for audit and archiving of 80 funds for a period of 10 months.

Reviewed financial statements and other external returns, ensured compliance with current regulatory requirements.

Cognizant Technology Solutions, Pune, India IT Consultant for the Financial Services Sector


2 years of experience in IT consulting - analyzing data, risk analysis, identifying key process indicators, defining software requirement, defining performance matrix to improve internal efficiencies and driving strategic decisions; quality control and testing.

Promoted and led team of 4 to define software requirement, execute and implement automated fund and data transfer project for a US commercial bank with a net worth of $18.9B.

Performed extensive requirement gatherings, concept design, impact analysis, and system appreciation while interacting with crossfuntional business teams to redesign existing system resulting in 10% improvement in efficiency.

Analyzed, created and secured approval for client contract worth $0.4 Million; awarded the ‘STAR PERFORMER’ of the quarter.

Awarded ‘BEST TEAM’ of the quarter due to quality of work delivered to the client.

Earned Cognizant Certified Programmer Banking and Finance (Level-0); Cognizant Certified C# Programmer Certification.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING M & T Bank, Baltimore, MD Academic Consultant, Investment Management Group

(08/10 12/10)

Participated in the interviewing process of portfolio managers operating in the International Small Cap space in an effort to make decisions as to where M&T Bank should allocate $50 Million of client funds.

Developed a scoring rubric to differentiate and rank each portfolio manager being interviewed.

Presented findings to M&T Investment Management and made final recommendations as to which portfolio manager to hire.

Whitman Consulting Club

Consulted with business owner of a local firm, Nectar Partners, to develop a sustainable business model including financial and accounting structure. LEADERSHIP BHARTIYAM’06, a national symposium focused on technology

(12/09- 04/11)

Promoted event to sponsors and attendees realizing 3,000 registrants. Collaborated with team to build revenues through institutional and private support; ensured budget was managed.


Software Skills:

Share Point. Certifications: CFA Level 1 Candidate, Cognizant certified Banking and Finance level 1 Language Skills: Fluent in English and Hindi.

OBIEE, CRM-SAP, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Access, C++, C, SQL, OnDemand, Dreamweaver, Geneva, Visio, Microsoft Projects,